Researchers at Imperial College London have warned against the use of renewable energy models that fail to take into account the reliability of supply.
‘Flexibilities’ in meeting the UK’s fourth and fifth carbon budgets remain “on the table” despite hefty criticism from the government’s climate change watchdog.
Vattenfall has announced plans to invest up to €100 million in developing solar plants over the next two years.
Shell has competed its acquisition of First Utility and immediately placed one of its VPs Colin Crooks in charge.
The Competitions and Markets Authority has opened an investigation into the proposed merger of SSE Retail and Npower.
SmartestEnergy has handed Origami Energy a technology contract to manage its clients’ energy assets and consumption.
Two of the country’s Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) have said they are tackling the issue of so-called ‘grid grabbers’ through greater interventions in the country’s grid connection queues.
The government has confirmed that it will seek an exemption for green energy tariffs from its looming price cap.
Michael Phelan, chief executive at demand side response provider Endeco, looks at how technology innovation and, ultimately, consumer behaviour will drive the future shape of the energy market.
Octopus Energy has taken the plunge and is now offering customers cash in exchange for taking excess electricity off the grid at times of negative pricing in an extension of its ‘transparent’ tracker tariff released last year.
Centrica has blamed “weak” performance in 2017 and cuts to as many as 4,000 jobs on political and regulatory pressure, but backed its emerging strategy to succeed in the long-term.
The government has seemingly dropped its targets for the contribution of nuclear to the UK’s energy mix, with secretary of state Greg Clark stating there would be enough power if Hinkley Point C were not completed.
Liam Stoker glances at BP’s 2018 Energy Outlook, published this week, and discusses why it simply must be proven wrong, or the world faces dire circumstances.
The world economy needs a “more decisive break from the past” if the COP21 climate targets are to stand any chance of being hit, BP has said.
Furniture giant IKEA is to help its customers go green and save money through a new partnership with the Big Clean Switch.
Brexit is likely to have significantly detrimental impacts to the UK’s energy supply chain, a member of the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has warned.